Wisconsin Health Facilities Request Federal Help For Staff And HospitalsWisconsin's top health official said Wednesday that 270 health care facilities in the state have requested staffing help and the state has asked for medical reserve teams from the federal government to provide relief for long term care facilities facing worker shortages.
$100 COVID Vaccine Incentive Extended In WisconsinWisconsin's $100 reward program for those receiving the COVID-19 vaccine will be extended two weeks until Sept. 19, Gov. Tony Evers announced Friday.
Wis. State Sen. Jacque, Outspoken Critic Of Mask And Vaccine Mandates, Hospitalized With COVID-Induced PneumoniaThe office of a Wisconsin lawmaker who has been an outspoken critic of vaccine and mask mandates declined to update his condition on Tuesday, even as a fellow legislator asked for prayers, saying the state senator was hospitalized with COVID-19-induced pneumonia.
Newly Vaccinated Wisconsin Residents To Get $100 Gift CardsWisconsin residents who get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the state between Aug. 20 and Labor Day will receive a $100 gift card, Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday.
Outspoken Vaccine Skeptic Cardinal Burke Hospitalized With COVID After Wis. Visit, On VentilatorCOVID-19 cases have been surging in Wisconsin in recent weeks due largely to the delta variant. The state’s seven-day case average stood at 1,139 as of Wednesday, the highest it’s been since February.
Wisconsin's New COVID Cases Top 1,000 For 1st Time In MonthsThe seven-day average of daily cases in Wisconsin has increased for the 24th straight day.
Wis. Pharmacist Who Ruined COVID Vaccine Doses Sentenced To 3 Years In PrisonA former pharmacist in Wisconsin who intentionally ruined more than 500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine has been sentenced to three years in prison.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Wisconsin Hit Lowest LevelThe Wisconsin Hospital Association said that as of Monday, there were 186 people reported as hospitalized statewide due to the virus.
COVID In Wisconsin: Herd Immunity May Not Come Until Fall, DHS Official SaysWisconsin may not reach herd immunity from COVID-19 until fall if vaccination rates continue to trend downward, a key state health department leader says.
In Wisconsin, Supply Of COVID Vaccine Nears DemandThe supply of COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin is nearing the point of exceeding demand for the first time, with more than 50% of the eligible population having received at least one dose and nearly 30% of the total population fully vaccinated.
Wis. Supreme Court: Gov. Evers Can't Limit Business CapacityThe Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other businesses without the Legislature's approval, a ruling that comes two weeks after the conservative-controlled court struck down the state's mask mandate.